Job creation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Employment services
Employment systems
Industry employment Initiatives
Jobs growth
Strategy

National roadmap for Indigenous skills, jobs and wealth creation

This strategy document outlines a long-term commitment and organising framework to implement actions that will substantially lift economic outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and support their aspirations to thrive in the mainstream economy.
Strategy

Roadmap to deliver one million tech jobs

Australia can be a world leader in creating and adopting new tech products. This strategy details the pathway for Australia to embrace the technology jobs opportunity.
Report

Sunshot: Australia’s opportunity to create 395,000 clean export jobs

This report argues that Australia has a natural advantage to make the most of future opportunities in clean energy exports, with an abundance of solar and wind energy, and the metals and minerals required for the energy transition.
Report

The shape of Australia’s post COVID-19 workforce

This report builds on the understanding of Australia’s workforce and skills recovery from COVID-19. The report analyses the impact of the pandemic on Australia's labour market, through scenario modelling, and profiles a resilient occupations framework.
Report

Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission: final report

This report offers a blueprint for the Northern Territory's economic rebound – with an ambitious goal of making the Territory a $40 billion economy by 2030. The report also identifies regional growth, and Aboriginal economic development and empowerment, as key to the Territory’s future success.
Report

The promise of social procurement: leveraging purchasing power to create inclusive employment opportunities

Using the State of Victoria as a case study, this paper demonstrates that linking employment policy objectives to public procurement has considerable potential, provided certain conditions are met.
Report

The choices we make: the economic future of Tasmania

This report analyses the economic effects of COVID-19 on Tasmania, and suggests how Tasmania can rebuild its way out of the COVID-19 crisis. It also makes some key recommendations to help Tasmania avoid the mistakes made at the federal level.
Report

Leaders and legends: thousands of clean jobs for Queenslanders

This report finds that accelerating the development of Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) will give Queensland a global competitive advantage in energy-intensive industries, create jobs for Queenslanders, and new export opportunities for Australia.
Strategy

Blueprint: regional and community job deals

This blueprint advances CPD’s work on improving employment services in place by showing how this approach can be scaled up across the nation in pivotal regions and places. It illustrates a pathway for implementing, governing and funding place-based initiatives for long-lasting impact on Australia's jobs...
Report

How red tape stops business and job creation

This report combines data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics with RegData Australia to analyse the effect of red tape on business creation. The report finds that up to 398,000 additional businesses could have been created by 2018-19 if regulation was maintained at 2004-05 levels.
Report

Renewable energy and jobs in Queensland

This report details how projects contracted and committed to over the last five years will produce more than 10,000 GWh of Queensland’s electricity needs — equivalent to the annual consumption of more than 2 million Queensland households.
Report

Rescue and recovery: COVID-19, jobs and income security

The main conclusion of this paper is that as a result of the huge uncertainties facing any government operating in this pandemic, policymakers must be ready to act or change course, depending on economic and public health developments. It is clear the government response to...
Report

Supporting offenders into employment

Supporting Offenders into Employment (SOE) is a joint initiative between Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Department of Corrections that is trialling new ways to support people as they transition from prison into sustainable employment. SOE involves engaging with a person before they leave prison...
Strategy

Clean jobs plan

Australia currently faces two major crises: COVID-19 and climate change. This plan identifies 12 policy options which can create jobs fast, where they are needed and for people who need them most.
Strategy

Australia’s economic reconstruction after COVID-19: a national jobs plan and five ways to get started

In this strategy document, the ACTU calls for a government-led national economic reconstruction plan, and offers up five ideas that are designed to create and save jobs, protect and nurture whole industries, support public and private sector jobs, invest in future skills and training, and...
Policy report

The economic challenge of COVID-19

This paper argues that attempting to eradicate the COVID-19 virus would impose unbearable economic and social costs and Australia must find low-cost ways to live with the virus, rather than remaining constrained while waiting for a vaccine that may take years to arrive, if ever.
Report

Transforming the economy after COVID–19

In this paper, the authors argue for an investment-led economic recovery, focused on job-creation and creating opportunity across the country, decarbonisation and restoring nature, and tackling inequality.
Report

Renewable energy jobs in Australia: stage one

The renewables industry is an important source of employment in Australia. This study presents the findings from the first, large-scale survey of renewable energy employment in Australia.
Report

Management of agreements for Disability Employment Services

The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Social Services’ arrangements for managing Disability Employment Services provider agreements.
Discussion paper

Tasmania can’t afford a bet on the pokies

The poker machine industry has been shut down in Tasmania since the 24th of March. The industry is set to re-open on Friday the 26th of June. Re-opening these venues will provide immediate employment to staff previously stood down. However, this research shows that, in...